Zhong Lin Wang: Triboelectric nanogenerator

Zhong Lin Wang: Triboelectric nanogenerator

Georgia Tech Professor Zhong Lin Wang led a team of researchers to develop generators based on the triboelectric effect. The device shown here uses the sliding motion of two different materials to produce enough electricity to light this row of bulbs. (Credit: Georgia Tech) 

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Energy, Engineering, Nanotechnology and Nanoscience, Research
energy harvesting, nanogenerator, triboelectric
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  • Created On: Dec 4, 2015 - 2:12pm
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